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WASHINGTON, May, 4,
2016 - Donald Trump is turning his sights on Hillary Clinton after Ted Cruz
dropped out of the Republican presidential race last night following his poor
showing in the Indiana primary.
WASHINGTON, May 3,
2016 - The ambitious goal set out by the Obama administration to complete
negotiations this year with the European Union on the Transatlantic Trade and
Investment Partnership (T-TIP) may have just got more complicated after...
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2016 - Top negotiators for the U.S. and the European Union say the two sides made good progress this week as they continued efforts to complete the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP).
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2016 - Researchers who study antibiotic resistance now have access to another $6 million, thanks to USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), the department announced Monday.
WASHINGTON, May 2,
2016 - Congress has left town, but USDA's farmer's market - where you can find
everything from snap peas to fresh bread - is returning after a winter hiatus
and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will...
29, 2016 - Lawmakers are stampeding for the exits, so to speak, for a week-long
break. But just before shutting down last night, the Senate cleared legislation
that declares the bison the national mammal. The bill had passed the House
earlier in the week.
WASHINGTON, April 28, 2016 - Not one lawmaker or witness at a House Agriculture subcommittee hearing Thursday said capital and margin rules weren't necessary to protect futures and swaps markets from bad players and volatility, but there was plenty of discussion on how these rules could negatively affect end-users - namely farmers.
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2016 - EPA received the brunt of the criticism from farm group representatives at a House Agriculture subcommittee hearing today focusing on the factors affecting the cost of producing the nation's food.
This week's guest on Open Mic is Carl Casale, President and CEO of CHS Inc. The cyclical pendulum has brought the ag industry from record highs to lows not seen since the early 1980's. In this week's interview, Carl Casale shares a view that the industry hasn't yet seen the bottom of the income swing. Despite the current challenge, Casale shares a bright view for the next generation of the industry with tremendous turnover in producer demographics. Casale says CHS is pro-trade but believes the U.S. must step up spending on infrastructure to stay competitive.